Public Speaking Handbook

ISBN-10: 0205648355

ISBN-13: 9780205648351

Edition: 3rd 2010

Authors: Steven A. Beebe, Susan J. Beebe

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Adapted from the authors'top-selling public speaking book,Public Speaking Handbookprovides a unique, audience-centered approach in a reader-friendly reference format, allowing quick and easy access to key information. Public Speaking Handbookbrings theory and practice together in an understandable and applicable manner. Its distinctive and popular audience-centered approach emphasizes the importance of analyzing and considering the audience at every point in preparing and delivering a speech. This public speaking model serves as a foundation as the book guides readers through the step-by-step process of public speaking, focusing their attention on the importance and dynamics of diverse audiences.
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List price: $91.20
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/28/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 552
Size: 8.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.046
Language: English

Introduction to Public Speaking
Why Study Public Speaking?
Public Speaking and Conversation
The Communication Process
The Rich Heritage of Public Speaking
Public Speaking and Diversity
Speaking with Confidence
Understand Your Nervousness
Build Your Confidence
Previewing the Audience-Centered Speechmaking Process
An Audience-Centered Speechmaking Model
Consider Your Audience
Select and Narrow Your Topic
Determine Your Purpose
Develop Your Central Idea
Generate the Main Ideas
Gather Supporting Material
Organize Your Speech
Rehearse Your Speech
Deliver Your Speech
Speaking Freely and Ethically
Free Speech
Speaking Freely
Speaking Ethically
Listening Ethically
Listening to Speeches
Barriers to Effective Listening
How to Become a Better Listener
Improving Your Note-Taking Skills
Listening and Critical Thinking
Analyzing and Evaluating Speeches
Analyzing Your Audience
Becoming an Audience-Centered Speaker &nb
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